Southern Polytechnic State University

Graduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

Academic Standing

In order to graduate a graduate student must achieve a cumulative grade point average of 3.00. In the event that a graduate student repeats a course, only the last attempt counts in the institutional GPA.

Good Standing

To be considered in good academic standing a graduate student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or better.

Academic Probation

Academic probation is assigned to graduate students whose cumulative GPA falls below 3.00.

Continued Probation

A student whose cumulative grade point average remains below 3.0 for two or more consecutive terms of enrollment, but whose term average is 3.0 or higher, may continue enrollment on probation.

A student may continue enrollment while on probation. However, if a student on probation fails to achieve a term grade point average of at least 3.00 (for graduate students) the student will be placed on dismissal.

Academic Suspension

Any student whose semester grade point average is below 3.0 and whose cumulative grade point average is below 3.0 for at least two consecutive terms of enrollment shall be academically dismissed for unsatisfactory scholarship. To appeal the suspension or to seek reinstatement, see the director of graduate studies.